Monthly Archives: October 2011

Road or rail – great American journeys

As I write this, Gwenda is about to board a train in Chicago called the Southwest Chief, bound for Los Angeles, having arrived on the equally attractively named Lake Shore Limited that left New York City yesterday afternoon. She and … Continue reading

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The Alaska Highway and the Summit Cafe

About 18 months ago, while I was still writing Bedpans & Bobby Socks, I watched a BBC series in which the cyclist and adventurer Mark Beaumont cycled the length of the American continent, beginning in Alaska and finishing in Tierra … Continue reading

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